Hacking Siri – outsmarting the smart intents

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There are plenty of things to explore and write about. Today, I would like to write about my first steps and attempts to outsmart limited…

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Choosing between Swift and Objective C

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Deciding whether to use Objective-C or Swift for a project isn’t always a clear-cut decision; there are a number of factors to take into account…

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Reducing compilation time for Swift projects

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Since it is an extremely young language, Swift has plenty of weird performance quirks. If you come from an Objective-C background, you’ll likely be frustrated…

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Protocol-oriented loading of resources in Swift

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With the addition of protocol extensions in Swift 2.0 it’s now possible to focus less on subclassing and define your interfaces with default implementations on…

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Cross-platform Swift

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Why do we even want to write cross-platform Swift? In the introduction to Swift slide where Chris Lattner was saying this is basically a classification…

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RIP UDID

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Apple has now taken another step to push app publishers to use its preferred ad tracking option, the Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA), with the debut...

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